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The art of brining

The art of brining

At his restaurant Sage, Chef Joe Gaal uses brining as a way to carry on his concept of using local and seasonal ingredients.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am
Twice a runner-up, Valpo’s Miller craves a state gymnastics title

Twice a runner-up, Valpo’s Miller craves a state gymnastics title

VALPARAISO | Considering the recent success the Valparaiso gymnastics team has had at the state level, back-to-back second place finishes could almost be considered a slump.

January 12, 2014 5:30 pm
Chef's goose nearly cooked in Korean War

Chef's goose nearly cooked in Korean War

The obsolete, World War II-era Army truck John R. Rattray Sr. called home for a year in Korea was "the most important vehicle we had" because GIs like their chow, the Korean War veteran said.

December 22, 2013 6:15 pm Video
Get Fired Up for an Easter Feast

Get Fired Up for an Easter Feast

Looking to put a delicious twist on your Easter meal? Try cooking ham on the grill.

March 01, 2013 12:00 am
Power Up: With Delicious Protein-Rich Recipes

Power Up: With Delicious Protein-Rich Recipes

It takes a lot of energy to keep up with today's busy lifestyle. Between juggling work, family, friends and activities, people are often looking for something to help them keep going.

March 01, 2013 12:00 am
Secrets to Slow-Cooked Pork Perfection

Secrets to Slow-Cooked Pork Perfection

There's nothing better than a juicy, flavorful rack of pork ribs hot off the grill. Whether saucy or spicy, wet or dry, ribs are a versatile pork cut that can take on many of your favorite flavors

February 28, 2013 12:00 am
Serve a Simple Skillet Supper

Serve a Simple Skillet Supper

Getting dinner on the table fast during a busy week need not cause a panic - or a call for carryout. With this simple recipe and five key ingredients, supper is served in just 20 minutes.

February 28, 2013 12:00 am
Host a Deliciously Fresh Brunch

Host a Deliciously Fresh Brunch

Meals just taste better when you make them with fresh ingredients. So when you're hosting a brunch, look for recipes that make the most of fresh, seasonal flavors, and ingredients that come from close to home.

February 21, 2013 12:00 am
Taste of Belgium: Real old world crepes and waffles

Taste of Belgium: Real old world crepes and waffles

Here in the exhibition kitchen at the Taste of Belgium, Jean-François Flechet's restaurant located in Over the Rhine, the historic German neighborhood of downtown Cincinnati, kitchen staff pour thin batter over crepe makers.

January 22, 2013 12:00 am

Things I learned from the Cake Boss

Here’s what I learned about Buddy Valastro, aka the Cake Boss: The first is that he’s warm and witty, the second he can whip up a multi-course dinner in an amazingly short period of time and the third is he doesn’t measure.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
Poached eggs for breakfast, lunch or dinner

Poached eggs for breakfast, lunch or dinner

The beauty of poached eggs is their versatility. Depending on what you pair them with, they can be breakfast, lunch or even dinner.

January 02, 2013 12:00 am
Cooking class teaches kids kitchen basics

Cooking class teaches kids kitchen basics

You probably won't hear the word "gross" from kids who attend the Southlake YMCA's no-bake cooking class.

January 01, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Family dog is on the guest list for holiday dinner

Family dog is on the guest list for holiday dinner

The most prized holiday guests are those that eat with gusto, express their appreciation and lick their plates clean.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Breaded Pork Tenderloin: an Indiana tradition

Breaded Pork Tenderloin: an Indiana tradition

Just across the street from Indiana's Decatur County Courthouse – the one with the tree growing out of the courthouse tower – Stories Restaurant has been a local favorite for since the 1970s.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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A salted fish produces a very savory dinner

A salted fish produces a very savory dinner

It actually sounds like something you spread on an icy walkway to keep people from slipping. But salt cod actually has a rich history, especially in Portuguese and Spanish cuisines, which treat this simple ingredient with near reverence.

December 20, 2012 12:00 am
Alfajores make a delicious holiday treat

Alfajores make a delicious holiday treat

Several weeks ago I visited the famed Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market. In business for almost a century, the market is considered a "producers only" market, where everything sold has to be baked, crafted or grown by the vendors.

December 14, 2012 12:00 am
Epicurean dishes for everyone

Epicurean dishes for everyone

There's a delicious movement taking hold: food lovers everywhere are demanding layers of flavor.

December 03, 2012 9:00 am
A better breakfast for busy families

A better breakfast for busy families

Eating breakfast is a good idea, but for busy families, it can be hard to find a quick and easy option the whole family enjoys.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am
Finding the tastiest choices for food book gifts

Finding the tastiest choices for food book gifts

It's that time of year again, when retailers deck their halls, radio stations relentlessly jingle and cookbooks go forth and multiply.

November 21, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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'Smitten Kitchen' pot pies perfect for winter

'Smitten Kitchen' pot pies perfect for winter

Pancetta, White Bean and Swiss Chard Pot Pies

November 17, 2012 11:45 pm
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